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November 05, 2010

Black Byrd - Donald Byrd [1972]


Prepare to enter funk and soul jazz heaven. Stratospheric mellow grooves. And without over-pimping the mothership, all necessary blaxploitation tropes deployed: thwak-a-waka guitar, flutes, hand-held percussion, big meaty bass and driving rhythm. Over and above all the inspired trumpet of Mr. Byrd.

If the collocation of the words "jazz" and "fusion" sends a cold chill down your spine, then start here. It may well be the beginning of a beautiful journey.

 

Oddi wrth y brawd
sky high



2 comments:

Anonymous said...

link is dead

Y Brawd said...

Dead good